Solicitor/Lawyer – Contracts and Property

Job Ref CCL97

Grade/Salary SCP 39-42, from: £43,570 To: £46,662 per annum

Closing date 10th May 2022

Following a Service Review, St Helens is recruiting to several full time, permanent positions within the Legal team. This is an exciting time to join the Council as it pursues its journey of transformation and regeneration of its town centres.

St Helens is ideally located in the Merseyside area with good transport links to the surrounding areas. We are a busy, but friendly and well supported legal team. We have embraced new ways of working and the role will predominantly feature hybrid working, offering a high level of flexibility, allowing staff to take control of their work/life balance.

We invite applications from a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Fellow of CILEx, ideally with contract and/or property experience and with a broad understanding of Local Government law.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your professional and personal skills as well as having a real impact on the residents in the borough. You will take on an interesting and varied caseload helping to ensure the success of the large-scale regeneration activity and economic growth ambitions for the Council.

We are seeking a commercially minded individual with the ability to prioritise your own workload and meet tight deadlines. You will be highly motivated with excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to deliver a client focussed service.

Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 NOLAN principles of conduct in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

We welcome applications from the BAME community.

For further information regarding the Solicitor/Lawyer – Contracts and Property role please contact David Cogan – Principal Solicitor –

For an application form and further details contact:

 Cavelle Curran
 01744 671852
 Human Resources, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP

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